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The World Without Us has been longlisted for the International Dublin Literary Award 2016. Shortlist announced in April 2017.


Mireille’s essay on bread, Holocaust memory and ritual, The Most Holy Object in the House is now published in Best Australian Essays 2016. It was longlisted in the international Notting Hill Press Essay Prize 2015, published in Tablet Magazine and Island Magazine, 2016.
You can hear Mireille speak about the background to this essay on ABC Radio National’s Conversations.


The World Without Us has won the 2016 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Fiction.

It is shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards 2016 The Stella Prize 2016, the Australian Book Industry Awards 2016 and the Voss Literary Award and longlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Awards 2016 .

At The Stella Prize event, Sydney Opera House, with fellow shortlistee Fiona Wright.


Mireille will be speaking at:

Sydney Writers’ Festival, May 17, 19 and 20, 2016

Melbourne Jewish Writers’ Festival, May 22 & 23, 2016

Outspoken, author interview with Steven Lang at Maleny, QLD, July 1, 2016

Bendigo Writers’ Festival, August 12-14, 2016

Sydney Jewish Writers’ Festival, August 28, 2016

Montalto Vineyard author interview with The Wheeler Centre’s Michael Williams, August 19 -

Wollongong Library and University, October 12 & 13


Mireille describes her 5 books of influence on Culture Street.







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